“The General Services Administration has divided up the $150 million it received under the American Rescue Plan Act to fund 14 citizen-facing digital service projects, it announced Monday.
GSA’s Technology Transformation Services selected 14 projects — from automating farmers’ debt relief processing to streamlined identity verification — to fit the plan’s themes of recover, rebuild, and reimagine in providing emergency support and services to Americans affected by COVID-19…”
“GSA said it will use ‘best practices’ from its 10x program, which crowdsources – and funds – digital projects proposed by federal employees, to manage these 14 projects, including ‘equitable evaluation criteria, performing due diligence, and project tracking.’ GSA also recently opened the submission period for the latest round of 10x projects.
TTS Director Dave Zvenyach said these new projects are ‘just the beginning.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA divides $150M in American Rescue Plan funding among 14 projects – By Billy Mitchell, November 15, 2021. FedScoop.